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or political spectacle? still to come some of stephen colbert's testimony on captiol hill. >>> and why sometimes it is a good idea to pack your own parachute. seriously. the story is up connection next. >>> the sixth amendment of the constitution garns you the right to a speedy trial. but lawyers for the man accused of stabbing five people in michigan say they don't need one. hi is also suspected in three stabbings in lees bug, another in ohio. he is facing a murder count and five attempted murder charges in michigan. >>> in belgium, headlines are filled with the details of a trial surrounding a deadly love triangle. a 26-year-old woman is charged with cutting the parachute of her 88-year-old romantic rival -- 38-year-old romantic rival. both women were in love with the parachuter and they were jumping together but the woman's parachute didn't open. >>> students a at the university of virginia spent the day talking to each other trying to stop violence around them. the dialogue was spur bad think myrrh of love. a series of discussions about campus safety and violence prevention highlig
-800-steemer >>> revisions are in the works for the two rallies being held by comedians jon stewart an stephen colbert. they are now expecting as many as 60,000 on the national mall. stewart hosts the daily show and he is promoting a rally to restore sanity on october 30th october 30th. stephen colbert is promoting an opposing rally called march to keep fear alive. >>> gambling enthusiasts get ready, maryland's first slots casino is on track to open by the end of the month. a company says it is working to open a 1500-machine casino in perryville on september 30th. perryville is 70 miles from the dc beltway. by the way, a trial run casino night for charity has been scheduled for this weekend. >>> coming up next, howard and the forecast. >>> j.c., first full day of autumn and we are going to the 80s. we will talk about the threat of thunderstorms when i come back and we will talk about how cool it will get and the allergy update for the day. it's come in. the mold spores and weed poll reason moderate. weeds and grasses are low. a lot coming up on the other side of the break. is >>> it looked lik
the latest. >>> i hope my star power can bump the hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> stephen colbert shares his one day experience of being a -- with members of congress. >>> eddie fisher is being remembered today. his career was overshadowed by his marriages to debbie reynolds and elizabeth taylor. his daughter says he died from complications from hip surgery. he divorced reynolds in 1959 to marry elizabeth taylor who later divorced him for richard burton. >> i feel badly when anyone passes on. so naturally my children are very upset that eddie had to pass on. but he wasn't well at all. the last years have not been kind. so, now he's in a nice place. god has taken him on to another place where he will be happier. >> reporter: when fisher married debbie reynolds in 1955 they were tout touted as america's favorite couple. their daughter carrie fisher became a star herself known for the star wars film. >>> part funny and part odd stephen colbert's appearance on captiol hill. he was invited to speak before a committee examining the use of immigrant workers but because of the media atten
. heather, thanks so much for that report. in other news, congress provides plenty of materials for stephen colbert. today he returned the favor testifying before a house subcommittee in character as a faux commentator. not the strangest thing that's ever happened on capitol hill, but close. congressional correspondent nancy cordes was there. >> reporter: with stephen colbert at the witness table, this congressional hearing felt more like open mic night. >> i certainly hope that my star pow kerr bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> reporter: the fake conservative t.v. host was invited to testify about the plight of migrant farm workers after he accepted a challenge on his show. >> i >> i'll do it. >> reporter: to spend a day packing corn or picking beans. >> are there any beans in the shade? when you're picking beans you have to spend all day bending over, it turns out-- and i do not know this-- most soil is at ground level. if we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make the earth waist high? >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness? >> i believe one day of me
to you. >>> if stephen colbert's trip to captiol hill today was aimed at getting attention, it worked. how his testimony on undocumented workers went over with congress. >>> after a brief court appearance in beverly hills, lindsay lohan is sent back to jail for failing drug tests. i will have that story coming up. >>> but first, a bizarre bank robbery in miami. robbers strap a bomb to a teller and then force him to go to his bank to get the cash. >>> a bank hostage drama unfolded near the university of miami in coral gables. it has ended peacefully but listen to this, authorities say a bank of america teller was abducted this morning. he's now safe. the three suspects, who abducted him, got away. the fbi says a robber strapped a possible bomb to this man's chest, and forced him to steal money from the bank. the university of miami used text messages to alert students to the situation, which again is over. the university of virginia is holding day-long discussions about campus safety and violence prevention today. they are calling it a day of dialogue toward a caring community. this ev
in to the standoff at the discovery channel. >>> plus, our pitcher, stephen strasburg's surgery is underway. we will tell you when he is expected to take the mound again. >>> but first more heated words exchanged between the two democratic rivals for dc mayor. their latest debate ended an hour ago. some damaging allegations against both candidates. we'll be right >>> dc's two democratic mayoral candidates debated this morning on fox 5 wttg news. an a key.of con transportation was ethics. allegations of cronyism against mayor fenty, awarding city contracts to his fraternity brothers and fenty levied ethic violations against council chair vin isn't gray. >> you will never hear him talk about, for example, the contractor that had $3 million in contracts before the city who's doing personal work on his house where he refused to recause himself from the votes. you won't hear him talk about the two times the board of elections and ethics has opened up investigations on him. >> we want to get on with the business of the district of columbia, but $82 million in contracts is a huge sum of money, than re
under our protection. of course. thank you. i'm just an adjunct professor. i'm not tenured like stephen and neal. i didn't have any power to sway the committee, and melissa knows that. both of you were on her phd committee, so what we're afraid of is that one of you could be next. professor: i was melissa's advisor. i didn't want to see her getting kicked out of the program. that was their idea. it was a unanimous decision, bob. boa vista: well, does this symbol-- does this mean anything to either of you? fleur-de-lis. beyond that, no. melissa walls is not a threat. i don't need a bodyguard. take their protection, bob. i'll look out for myself. (elevator bell dings) officer: i checked the whole apartment. it's clear. (elevator bell dings) (chuckles) i knew they were putting uniforms outside, but i didn't know you were going to be inside the house. yeah. it's just as easy for somebody to get to you inside. that's why i'm here. true. you know, those aren't from, uh, just one woman. (scoffs) okay. no. what i meant was that they're not from a date. they're from a, uh... departmental party t
last week for comments he made questioning the toughness of stephen strasburg. today they made it permanent. ray knight will finish the season in dibble 's place. >>> many of the first teamers will get the night off but albert haynesworth won't. a team source telling nfl network that haynesworth will play extensively tomorrow night, and if the coaches don't like what they see according to that same source, they may deactivate big al for the opener against the cowboys. haynesworth has just two tackles in this preseason. meanwhile, it looks like the team has made its third quarterback decision. the skins signer john beck to a two-year extension today. meaning richard bartle will play tomorrow and be dismissed. awkward for defensive back byron west brook. they were reporting all day they cut him but they didn't. >>> at the us open today, keep an eye on the top of the screen, victoria asarenka collapsing in the middle of a point. before the match, she was jogging on a treadmill and she fell and hit her head. they looked at her, let her play the match anyway and later at the hospita
ker the leader at -- snedeker is at 12 under. >>> stephen strasburg is out of the hospital after surgery on his elbow friday. nats gm said it was successful and strasburg came through it with flying colors. he will be out. 12 to 18 months. of course tonight at 11:00 we will have the full list of 22 down to 53 players. >> okay. all right. >>> your family is visiting from st. louis? >> yeah. >> going to take them out to dinner and spend big movie. what kind of weather are they going to have? >> that makes this one good. on his wallet. clear skies, very nice. light wind. we're really looking at a nice evening. it will get a little chilly by morning. in fact, low 50s in some areas. upper 40s in the suburbs. >> okay. high of 81 tomorrow. >> thanks a lot. >> thank you for watching. we will see you back here at 11:00. bye. the following is a paid advertisement for time life's music collection.
not to be outdone comedy central stars jon stewart and stephen colbert have announced dueling political rallies near the washington monument the weekend before election day. >> a million moderate march! where we take to the streets to send a message to our leaders and our national media that says we are here! we're only here, though, until 6:00 because we have a sitter! >> couric: stewart calls his event "the rally to restore sanity." colbert's is called "the march to keep fear alive." now back in the '70s there were 19 soap operas on t.v. come monday, there will be just six. >> and now for the next 30 minutes, "as the world turns." >> couric: the first half hour soap began on cbs in 1956 with actress helen wagner saying "good morning, dear." today after 18,558 episodes, "as the world turns" ended its amazing run. >> good night. >> couric: wagner, by the way, earned a place in the guinness record book for playing the same character for 54 years. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with these priority mail fla
? >> we're a nation of religious illiterates. >> reporter: stephen prothero is a professor of religion at boston university. >> we have a lot of people who love jesus but don't know much about him. we have a lot of people who believe and hope that the bible is the word of god but they don't really bother to read it. >> reporter: and it shows. on average, americans correctly answered 16 of 32 religious knowledge survey questions. >> the three groups that come out on top in this survey are atheists and agnostics, jews along with mormons. >> reporter: at the bottom? >> mainline protestants, catholics and those who describe their religion as just nothing in particular. >> reporter: here's some of the results from the survey. when asked the dalai lama's religion... >> hindu? >> i'm going to say hindu. >> sort sort of middle eastern religion. >> reporter: fewer than half of americans correctly answered that he is... >> buddhist. >> reporter: name of the first book of the bible. >> i don't know. >> reporter: more than a third of americans don't know genesis is the first book of the bible. her
. how word loses to holy cross. catholic, 16-13 winner over shenandoah. >>> baseball now. stephen strasburg is out of the hospital after his surgery on his elbow friday. mike ri zoe said it was successful. his teammates in pittsburgh, the man who couldn't wait to catch strasburg early they're year,rodriguez. one of 15 swats by the nats tonight. they won 9-2. >>> soccer action, this is the kind of year it's been for d.c. united. simply, the win. columbus wins it 1-0. d.c. united loses 1-0. >>> finally, and finally, let's get tennis. tracy trying to continue her run at the u.s. open tonight. tough assignment against sharapova. first set she loses and second set she loses. 6-0, 6-0, the run is over, but a pretty good run for a local young lady. sharapova too much today. down to 53 now for the redskins. >> players cut, they get to keep their jerseys with their names on the back? >> good question. i don't think so. they get a goody bag maybe. >>> recap for us? >> a little cool in the morning but a beautiful sunny day tomorrow. absolutely splendid. >> thanks a lot. have a good night, ev
about a serious issue. comedy central's stephen colbert appeared in front of the house gash rei committee friday. he gave testimony in character. he was invited to testify about migrant workers after spending one day working in the fields. >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness? >> i believe one day of me studying anything makes me an expert. >> i thought it was an inappropriate way of conveying the message, and it perhaps diminished the value of congress. >> it would sully the good name of spertle that republican- controlled congresses have actually called to testify in the past, lake christie brinkley and elmo. >> is however, some members of the united farm workers say any attention drawn to their issue is helpful. >>> see how nerves of steel and a steady hand made all the difference when the landing gear failed on this plane in new york. >>> the lrkz evees gave way, now hundreds of families out west are wading through several feet of flood water. we'll show you how they're coping. >>> right now classmates of a virginia high school football player are coming t
, log onto d.c. highschoolsports.net to apply. >>> it has been four weeks since stephen strasburg had has tommy john surgery. it will be between 50 to 45 more weeks before he can pitch in a major league baseball game again. he does not count patience among his most priced venture furs virtues. he says he's going to follow doctors' orders. >> they have it mapped up all the way up until when you throw your first professional pitch. if i'm doing well, i could -- everything could get sped up, might have to take a couple steps back. you never know. >> we will see young steve in 2012. >>> that's it for us. have a great night. the cbs evening news with katie couric is next. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks
she failed a drug test and that could result in her heading back to jail. >>> comedian stephen colbert heads to captiol hill today. he will testify before a house committee on immigration reform. a spokeswoman says he is serious. this isn't a stunt. >>> also people in one northern virginia commune will begin to pick up thank you the pieces their lives and homes were ruined by a fire. the neighborhood is in manassas near summer lake. kristin fisher is live with the story. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. you neophytes are still working to out -- firefighters are still working to put out a few hot spots but the bulk of the fire is out but not before three moments were destroyed anding aseverely damaged. the fire started at 3:00 yesterday afternoon. neighbors say they heard a very loud bang and then saw two houses quickly engulf in flames. then those flames spread to a third, fourth, eight houses total. neighbors say it looked like dominoes falling. the flames were so powerful it carried embers 350-yards away, threatening other homes. the plumes of smoke were so thick and heavy that man
made the ultimate sacrifice. >> the police and nypd that died on 9/11. >> for officer stephens of the port authority, rubbing the name of george howard gives special significance to him. >> the speech that george bush gave, he held a badge up an it was given by george howard's mother. at the rubble she reached out an gave it to george bush and when he gave the speech to the join session of congress and there is a picture of him holding a badge up it is from a port authority police officer. it has different meanings but the most is providing a momento for family members and will haved ones. >> no matter how many oceans are between us we are all family and look out for each other all the time. >> alex trevino, 9 news now. >>> the tour of duty runners are expected to arrive at ground zero saturday morning. >>> we thank you for watching 9 news now at 6:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. howard bernstein is off today but tom sater is here with the forecast and not bad. >> not bad at all. i can't find anything to complain about except need of rain. extreme drought conditions in many areas mos
. comedy central stephen colbert appeared in front front of the house judiciary committee on friday where he gave testimony in his character as coast of the colbert report. he was invited to testify about migrant workers after spending one day working in the field. >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness. >> i believe one day of me studying anything makes me an expert. >> i thought it was inappropriate way of conveying the message and perhaps diminished the value of congress. >> it would soil the good name of experts that republican controlled congresses have called to testify in the past, like christy blinkly and elmo [ laughter ] >> reporter: however, some members of the united farm workers say nay attention drawn to their issue is helpful. >>> people incomed to pennsylvania to celebrate a desert you may have -- dessert you may have never heard of. and it is one messy con congress. >> unless you grew up in new england there is a good chance you never heard of them. >> i forgot what she said it is. >> it is a woopie pie. >> i come from the west coast so i don't know them
are at 69 now. mid-60s from easton to salisbury 64. janet in readville -- stephen at cross junction 65. cumberland and gaithersburg at 61. locally we are in the 60s here. 69 as we said in washington. that's one of the warm spots with fairfax while reston is 62. mid-60s across prince george county. columbia 63. down south 68. a couple of clouds outside on the weather terrace we were generally clear. north winds at 13. you will feel it as we go throughout the day. humidity levels will be low. here is the front. these clouds, that is from igor north of bermuda now. as we put our 9 futurecast in motion, high pressure tonight into tomorrow morning. we start with light winds. it will be chilly out there. through the day on tuesday, we have been watching this front through the midwest. showers and storms up to detroit, you notice everything slides east. as this gets closer to us, that will help give us a chance by then for showers or a thunderstorm. i want to show you igor before we go. there is igor pulling away quickly from bermuda. conditions will improve every hour now the next few hours.
to say, she looked good in virtually anything. >>> for our best celebrity of the day. it's a tie, stephen moyer and alexander skaarsgard. they're trying to raise money for charities. by auctioning off personal testimonies on ebay.com. moyer is backing aid for the gulf while alexander is helping orphans in the ukraine. guys, great job. >>> okay, that's it for us tonight. thank you so much for joining us. >> we'll see you guys for many in depth celebrity coverage on "the insider" tomorrow. until then, good night from hollywood. [ sighs ] ♪ [ inhales deeply ] ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] lighting a glade scented candle can change your whole day. [ clapping ] oh! [ both chuckle ] thank you. [ female announcer ] release the magic with limited-edition cashmere woods from glade. s.c. johnson. a family company. ies who need assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private
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